Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16 until further notice

Office of Sustainability

Working to improve quality of life in Philadelphia by providing environmental, equity, economic, and health benefits for all.

Office of Sustainability

What we do

The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future.

OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan, which is made up of eight visions:

  • Accessible food and drinking water
  • Healthy outdoor and indoor air
  • Clean and efficient energy
  • Climate-prepared and carbon-neutral communities
  • Quality natural resources
  • Accessible, affordable, and safe transportation
  • Zero Waste
  • Engaged students, stewards, and workers

Connect

Address
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch St., 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email sustainability@phila.gov

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Events

  • Jan
    18
    Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum
    All Day
    Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

    Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

    January 18, 2020
    All Day
    Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
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    Discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution and learn what it takes to change the world as we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us for a performance by Philadelphia Jazz Project on Saturday, a James Forten discovery cart, gallery talks, and more. 

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  • Jan
    18
    Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum
    All Day
    Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

    Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

    January 18, 2020
    All Day
    Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    map
    Discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution and learn what it takes to change the world as we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us for a performance by Philadelphia Jazz Project on Saturday, a James Forten discovery cart, gallery talks, and more. 

    LEARN MORE 
  • Jan
    20
    People's Hearing on Bail and Pretrial Punishment
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Bible Way Baptist Church, 1323 N 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

    People's Hearing on Bail and Pretrial Punishment

    January 20, 2020
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, 2 hours
    Bible Way Baptist Church, 1323 N 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA
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    Join us on MLK day, January 20, 2020, for a citywide community hearing on ending money bail and pretrial punishment in Philadelphia! 

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